Brown bear (Ursus arctos)

Brown bear (Ursus arctos)

fact sheet: https://www.nathab.com/blog/brown-bear-facts/ image reference: https://www.muchbetteradventures.com/magazine/hiking-greece-brown-bears-callisto-conservation/ donate:...
One-flowered Broomrape (Orobanche uniflora)

One-flowered Broomrape (Orobanche uniflora)

fact sheet: https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/flower/one-flowered-broomrape image reference: https://www.flickr.com/photos/daves_wisconsin_wildflowers/47924744111 donate: (Minnesota wildflowers reference website)...
Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) pair

Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) pair

reference image: https://www.greatbigcanvas.com/view/asian-elephant-elephas-maximus-pair-with-entwined-trunks,1050259/ fact sheet & donate: https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/asian-elephant inspiration: Now that I’m done with my series on the Buddhist...
American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) [part 2]

American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) [part 2]

inspiration: I began this painting last month and was not ready to call it finished. My theme for this month has been wisdom which, as I’ve studied it in Buddhism, seems nicely symbolized by lotus flower. Though rooted in the mud, the blossom stands pure above the...
American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) [part 1]

American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) [part 1]

inspiration: When I think of meditation, I think of the lotus flower. Googling to discover why, I found this explanation of the symbolism of the lotus flower in Buddhism. Though the plant is rooted in the mud, the blossom stands pure above the water. Practicing...